Planting will begin soon along a DeKalb nature trail that was clear-cut below Com Ed power lines last November. The group tasked with coming up with a restoration plan presented it to the public last night.
Illinois legislators already passed a law that lets ComEd and Ameren charge higher rates for electricity. Now, natural gas companies want the same treatment. The argument for letting ComEd and Ameren hike electric rates was that it'll allow the companies to make needed updates to the electric grid.